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Mar 26, 2011 9:30am EDT
for the first time since 2008. bringing t the national convers again to how america gets and consumes its energy. professor of international business at university of maryland, peter, you say high oil prices could cause a second recession. why? >> well, simply, oil, $105, gas at $3.60. gdp, 3 1/2% to 3%. if it goes to $4 a gallon, enough to take 2.5% not self-sustaining. at that point employers lay workers out and you get on the down side of the power curve. >> and for american urban radio networks, people feel energy policy in terms of what it cost to fill up their gas tank. that's what they're concern about here. is the president communicating what his policy is? he did come out after japan and said, look, i am still behind nuclear energy in this country. how is the message from the white house on this? >> christine you know, every day in the briefing room and the president said himself being peppered with questions as press conferences, look, we are looking at the long term which is, again, the green energy solar, wind, things of that nature. at the same time, people are concerned. right now
Mar 19, 2011 9:30am EDT
. listen to what the president has said about where nuclear fits into america's energy strategy. >> some folks want wind and solar. others want nuclear, clean coal, and natural gas. to meet this goal, we will need them all. >> jim, you've been reporting this week about this road map for america's energy future. how politically does this play out? you talked to one house republican about this. how does this -- how do party lines figure in here? >> well, obviously this could not have come at a worse time for proponents of nuclear energy in this country. one house republican i spoke to earlier this week devon nunez, republican from california is proposing a road map for america's energy future. and this is not just some legislation coming from one congressman that may never get acted on. it has some 50 plus sponsors of this legislation, not to mention the chairman of the house budget committee paul ryan. it's got a lot of backing. it calls for 200 new nuclear power plants across the country. and i asked him earlier this week if he's still comfortable with that number. >> 200 nuclear power p
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